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The Galveston County Daily News: Food

August 28, 2015


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PAWS Gala goes ‘Bond’

Since putting together a major fundraising dinner requires steely commitment, a sense of adventure and a dash of glamour, it makes sense that event co-chairs Margo Markowitz and Mary Ann Salch had James Bond in mind as they planned the annual PAWS Gala benefiting the Galveston Island Humane Society. 

  • icon Posted: August 26

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Wednesday 08/19/2015
Lunch 101: The 3 Ps
Posted: August 19, 2015

As the county’s students head back to class, there’s a long list of school supplies to find, new bedtimes to adapt to, and new lunchboxes to fill. Lunchbox-filling may be the most pleasant of those tasks, but kids and their parents can get stymied by the need to do it five days a week for the next nine months.

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Wednesday 08/12/2015
Hooked: Fish tacos put spotlight on area's best seafood
Posted: August 12, 2015

If there’s ever a movement to appoint the official dish of the Galveston Bay area, you could make a strong case for fish tacos to be the winner. After all, fish tacos put the area’s best harvested seafood in a package that’s practically a GPS pin of our location near Mexico.

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Wednesday 08/05/2015
Chicken dinner champions
Posted: August 05, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently made a surprising announcement: eggs, for decades the most economical source of protein, have been replaced as the bargain buy by chicken breasts.

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Wednesday 07/29/2015
Coconut Craze: Once demonized, the coconut is a superfood once again
Posted: July 29, 2015

Not that long ago, nutritionists advised health-conscious shoppers to check food packaging for any mention of coconut oil or palm oil and to avoid any products containing them.

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Wednesday 07/22/2015
Over the moon for okra
Posted: July 22, 2015

Okra thrives in our climate, grows quickly, and has some ardent fans. You could say exactly the same thing about Galveston’s Own Farmers Market, which has become an island institution, bringing local growers, butchers and bakers together with consumers looking for the freshest produce and other edibles.

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Wednesday 07/15/2015
Sizzlin' Old Smokey
Posted: July 15, 2015

The old adage “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire” doesn’t always hold true in Texas. Sometimes, it’s more like, “where there’s smoke, there’s delicious barbecued meat, cooked over low, slow heat until it’s meltingly tender on the inside with a great char on the outside.”

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Wednesday 07/08/2015
Health Inspections
Posted: July 08, 2015


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Posted: July 08, 2015

The Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County serves the entire county, but their upcoming fundraiser, “Casino for a Cause,” creates an inviting island atmosphere.

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Wednesday 07/01/2015
All American Tradition: Nothing celebrates Fourth of July more than tasty, grilled hot dogs
Posted: July 01, 2015

The Fourth of July will be a treasured day off for many people, but grills and barbecue pits will be working overtime.

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